Day: May 10, 2022

CA

‘Land is my therapy’: Healing center encourages reconnection with Inuit identity

On the shore of a still frozen lake in front of a traditional Inuit dwelling with the spring sun melting the snow under her feet, the Governor General met eight women who are reconnecting with their Inuit roots as they attempt to recover from addiction. Mary Simon wiped away tears as she heard what her […]

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Entertainment

The second plaintiff is expected to testify today in the sexual assault trial of Jacob Hoggard

A second woman who claims she was sexually assaulted by Canadian musician Jacob Hoggard is expected to give evidence at her sexual assault trial today. Hoggard, the leader of the Hedley band, pleaded not guilty to two counts of sexual assault causing bodily harm and one of sexual interference, a charge related to sexual touching […]

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CA

I love my son, but I wish he was my choice

This first-person piece is by Danielle Barnsley who lives in Leduc, Alberta. For more information on CBC’s First Person Stories, please see frequently asked questions. Would I have chosen differently if I knew then what I know now? If I knew abortion was a reasonable option, or that I could have raised my son, or […]

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Global

Stunning James Webb Telescope test images released by NASA

This combination of images provided by NASA on Monday shows part of the Large Magellanic Cloud, a small satellite galaxy of the Milky Way, seen by the retired Spitzer Space Telescope, left, and the new James Webb Space Telescope. The new telescope is in the home stretch of testing, with scientific observations due to begin […]

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CA

Amid record national gas prices, Suncor of Calgary triples profits in one year

Oilsands giant Suncor Energy says it more than tripled its profit from the same period last year, from $821 million to $2.95 billion in the first quarter. Profits were propelled by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in February, which pushed up the price of global oil as the EU offers to cut the purchase of Russian […]

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Global

World could experience 1.5°C warming in next 5 years, WMO says

The world faces a 50% chance of warming 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels, if only briefly, by 2026, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said on Monday. This does not mean that the world would cross the long-term warming threshold of 1.5°C, which scientists have set as a ceiling to avoid catastrophic climate change. But a year […]

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CA

With 2 debates to come, the political baggage of Ontario’s party leaders is about to come to the fore

With two upcoming debates set to rock the Ontario election, the political baggage carried by each of the four main party leaders could soon be at the center of the election campaign. And the luggage is not lacking to go around. The debate on northern issues will take place on Tuesday afternoon, with a second […]

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CA

Friends and supporters rally for BC family facing deportation to Mexico

Parents at an elementary school in New Westminster, British Columbia, came together Monday night to show their support for a family of students who are facing deportation to Mexico. Adriana Rosales Contreras and her husband, Alberto Vargas Mendez, arrived in Canada 13 years ago as asylum seekers fearing for their lives, according to their immigration […]

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CA

Hundreds flee their homes in northern Alberta due to flooding

Residents of the community of Chateh in northern Alberta, west of High Level, could be away from their homes for several months after flooding forced them to flee on Sunday and Monday. Some 1,100 people have left the Dene Tha’ First Nation community as water in the Sousa creeks, basin and surrounding waterways has continued […]

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CA

Why Canada’s plan to criminalize Holocaust denial could be unconstitutional and redundant

Sidney Zoltak, who has spent a significant part of his life recounting his experiences as a child survivor of the Holocaust, says he is unsure how he would characterize the effort of some to deny historic genocide. “I don’t know what to call it…if it’s a crime, a disgrace, a lie – which would be […]

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